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2020 BAFTA Film Awards Night Two Winners with Nomadland Taking Top Prize

April 11, 2021 | By
2020 BAFTA Film Awards Night Two Winners with <em>Nomadland</em> Taking Top Prize

The second night of the 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards took place on Sunday night, April 11, 2021, from the Royal Albert Hall in London. The awards are held each year by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), and this year was a two-night event, with Night One offering the winners of five... »

DGA Announces 73rd Annual Awards Winners; Chloé Zhao Takes Top Prize for Nomadland

April 11, 2021 | By
DGA Announces 73rd Annual Awards Winners; Chloé Zhao Takes Top Prize for <em>Nomadland</em>

The start of the first of three big awards weekends continued on Saturday, April 10, 2021, with the Directors Guild of America‘s 73rd Annual DGA Awards for Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film and Television for 2020. Nomadland Director Chloé Zhao became only the second woman to win the DGA’s top award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature... »

The 25th Annual Art Directors Guild ADG Awards Winners

April 10, 2021 | By
The 25th Annual Art Directors Guild ADG Awards Winners

The 25th Annual Art Directors Guild (ADG) Awards were handed out on Saturday night, April 10, hosted by Curb Your Enthusiasm star JB Smoove. Presenters for the night included Matt Bomer, Tyra Banks, Maria Bakalova, Carey Mulligan, Emerald Fennell, Aasif Mandvi, Jenna Elfman, Brian Tee, Jordi Molla, Nicco Annan & Michael Zegen. The film awards went to Donald Graham Burt for Mank, Wynn Thomas for Da 5 Bloods, Steve Pilcher for the Animated Feature Soul, and Nathan Crowley won for Tenet... »

2020 BAFTA Film Awards Night One Winners Announced

April 10, 2021 | By
2020 BAFTA Film Awards Night One Winners Announced

Saturday, March 10, was the first night of the 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards, held each year by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), and the two-night ceremony began with the announcement of five craft categories, casting and the two short film categories. George C. Wolfe‘s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom won two BAFTAs for... »

93rd Annual Oscars Spotlight on Documentary Feature

April 9, 2021 | By
93rd Annual Oscars Spotlight on Documentary Feature

Welcome to one of my favorite of the categories. It wasn’t always thus, but the last few years I have become entranced by the quality of the films that have earned nominations, and more than a few that I felt deserved a nod, but didn’t get one. Last year, for instance, the movie that... »

93rd Annual Oscars Spotlight on Music (Original Score)

April 8, 2021 | By
93rd Annual Oscars Spotlight on Music (Original Score)

This year’s line-up for Achievement in Music (Original Score) may be one of the more intriguing categories, because it includes past winners, past nominees — some who have been nominated many times without a win, in fact — as well as one relatively new composer. More importantly, two composers have achieved a somewhat rare... »

Art Directors Guild Announces Presenters for 25th Annual ADG Awards, Taking Place Saturday

April 8, 2021 | By
Art Directors Guild Announces Presenters for 25th Annual ADG Awards, Taking Place Saturday

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced a number of presenters for its 25th Annual ADG Awards, taking place Saturday, April 10, at 3pm PST with JB Smoove Hosting. The previously announced Matt Bomer, Tyra Banks, Maria Bakalova, Carey Mulligan, Emerald Fennell, Aasif Mandvi, Jenna Elfman and Brian Tee have now been joined by Jordi Molla (Jack... »

Contender Profile: Composer Terence Blanchard Talks Da 5 Bloods, One Night in Miami…

April 7, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: Composer Terence Blanchard Talks <em>Da 5 Bloods</em>, <em>One Night in Miami…</em>

Beginning with Jungle Fever in 1991, Musician and Composer Terence Blanchard has been Spike Lee’s go-to guy for enhancing his films and television with just the right musical score. If you think about the variety of genres and tones that Lee brings to his work from biopics like Malcolm X to more mainstream crime-thrillers... »

93rd Annual Oscars Spotlight on Costume Design

April 7, 2021 | By
93rd Annual Oscars Spotlight on Costume Design

Welcome to my sister-in-law Mindy’s favorite category, the one which she and I will discuss the most and, if she really likes one of the contenders, will refer to the clothing as “scrumptious.” That, actually, is why I’m making the choice I am making in this category, which of course you will see below.... »

Soul, The Mandalorian and Netflix Big Winners at 19th Annual VES Awards

April 6, 2021 | By
<em>Soul</em>, <em>The Mandalorian</em> and Netflix Big Winners at 19th Annual VES Awards

The 19th Annual VES Awards, presented by the Visual Effects Society (VES), were handed out on Tuesday night, April 6, 2021, to celebrate the outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials and video games and the VFX supervisors, VFX producers and hands-on artists who bring this work to life. The Visual Effects Society... »